CCF E-BULLETIN
Thursday, April 10, 2014

 

AT A GLANCE

– Spring Refresh Classes, 9:45 a.m.
– New Members Class, Session 2, 9:45 a.m., Room 202
– The Edge, Jr. High Class, Hebrews Series, 9:45 a.m., Youth Building
– The Edge Sr. High Class, Omega Series, 9:45 a.m., Youth Building
– Kidz Zone, 8:15, 9:45 and 10:00 a.m., Room 103
Monday – Moms Inc at CCF, Guest Speaker: Molly Pontius, 9:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall
Tuesday – Ladies “Gideon” Bible Study, 10:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall
– Ladies “Gideon” Bible Study, 6:30 p.m., Lindale Library
– Financial Peace University, 6:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall

    – The Well, 7:00 p.m., South Foyer
    Wednesday – Men’s Prayer, 6:30 a.m., Fellowship Hall
    – Awana Clubs, 6:30 p.m., South Foyer Entrance
    – The Edge Youth Ministry, 6:30 p.m., Sr. High Youth Building
    – Life Groups, 6:30 or 7:00 p.m., various locations in the area

    HOW TO GIVE TITHE/OFFERING:
    Give/tithe (one time or automatic recurring) online at http://give.ccflindale.org.
    Place offering in basket up front or at Info Center during the Sunday morning offering time.

    PRAYER NEEDS & UPDATES

    PRAYER NEEDS
    • Stuart Heddins received stem-cell / bone marrow transplant Tuesday from his brother David.
    • James Allen moved to rehab facility in Houston. Pray for James & Paula.
    • Candy Lewis, hospitalized and undergoing tests
    • Crossroads Outreach Teams: Gordy & Tammy with YWAM
    • Melissa Nichols, prayer for healing of back problems
    • Mothers of Herb & Sue Haines in need of physical healing

    FUNERAL SERVICE FOR EMMA COLE THIS SATURDAY

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    Funeral services are scheduled for Andy & Brenda Cole’s 22-year-old daughter, Emma, this Saturday at 3:00 PM at CCF. There will also be a short gravesite service afterwards at Garden Valley Cemetery followed by a time of celebrating Emma’s life at Mercy Ships’ Oasis (cafeteria). A live web stream is planned via this link: http://ustre.am/GmVL.  Please be in prayer for the Cole family during this difficult time.

    JULIA PEARL LANGER IS BORN!

    JULIA PEARL LANGER IS BORN!
    Congratulations to Josh & Marsha Langer on the birth of their daughter, Julia Pearl on Tuesday, April 8th at 7:04 PM. Weight: 7 lbs, 4 oz., Length: 21.25”. Mother and baby are fine. Julia is the 8th CCF baby born this year!

    ANNOUNCEMENTS / EVENTS / NEWS THIS WEEK

    FRIDAY DEADLINE FOR MEN’S “TRIUMPH” CONFERENCE
    If you have not yet signed up for the Men’s Triumph Conference but would like to attend, the deadline is 12:00 noon on Friday, April 11. To register, contact Ken at 214-763-4544 or Roy at 903-787-9400. The Conference will be this Friday and Saturday, April 11-12. Our guest speaker will be Rick Hagans, founder of Harvest Evangelism in Opelika, Alabama. Rick’s gift of communicating God’s Word along with his heart for people to live triumphant in Christ will be a blessing and encouragement to everyone. The conference will be held at the YWAM Twin Oaks Gym. Cost is $15 for the entire event which includes 3 meals.

    GATHERING CLOTHING FOR HARVEST EVANGELISM
    Rick Hagans will have a trailer here THIS SUNDAY, April 13th, to pick up clothing for the Super Thrift Center which helps support the ministries of Harvest Evangelism to those with life-controlling issues. Now is a great time to do that “SPRING CLEANING” and get rid of those clothes you have not worn for years. Bag them up and bring Sunday morning and place in trailer parked at the northwest corner of the property. Thanks so much.

    MEN’S MONTHLY BREAKFAST APRIL 12TH AT YWAM GYM
    Men, if you’re not able to attend the Men’s “Triumph” Conference on April 11th and 12th, please join them for a great time of fellowship and a delicious breakfast at the YWAM Gym this Saturday, April 12th, at 8:00 a.m. Cost will be $5 rather than the normal $3.

    NURSING HOME MINISTRY TO LINDALE HEALTHCARE, APRIL 12TH
    Join us this Saturday, April 12th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lindale Healthcare Center (215 Margaret St.), Lindale. This is a great time for family ministry so make plans now to meet us there and bring the children! The residents enjoy having the children come and visit. If you need more info, contact Mike or Quenie Packard at 903-882-1189.

    MOLLY PONTIUS TO SPEAK AT MOMS INC ON MONDAY, APRIL 14TH
    Ladies, join us on Monday at 9:00 a.m. as we are blessed to have Molly Pontius with us. She will be speaking on “Leaving a Legacy.”

    NURSING MOM’S ROOM
    If you have a nursing baby with you during the Sunday morning services, we have a Nursing Mom’s room located in Room 101, off the north hall by the north side entrance. There, you will find a private, quiet and comfortable atmosphere where you are still able to view the service by closed circuit T.V.

    GO TELL CRUSADES INFORMATION:

    A big THANK YOU to all who gave in the offering last Sunday for the upcoming “Go Tell Crusade.” You gave $7,500 which is the exact amount needed!
    ALSO, we had 38 more people sign up last Sunday to help as volunteers which brings the count to approximately “50” from CCF. Thank you!
    *Crusade Choir Members needed. If interested, contact John Bell at 940-255-9194.

    UPCOMING “GO TELL” EVENTS:
    • MANDATORY COUNSELING TRAINING (For those who have attended one of the previous
    counselors training sessions): TONIGHT, April 10th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Crossroads Church
    (17375 S. Hwy 19, Canton)
    • PRAYER WALK THIS SUNDAY: April 13th, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the following schools:
    Van Jr. High (630 S. Oak St) Van High School (985 N. Maple St.)
    Canton Jr. High (1115 S. Buffalo St.) Canton High School (1110 W. Hwy 243)
    • PRAYER MEETING FOR GO TELL: Tuesday, April 22nd, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CCF Sanctuary
    • MANDATORY “COUNSELING” TRAINING (For those who have attended one of the previous
    counselors training sessions), April 24th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., First Baptist Church, Van
    • GO TELL CRUSADE: April 27th – 30th, 7:00 p.m. nightly, Van Football Stadium

    30TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE ITEMS AVAILABLE
    There are 30th Anniversary coffee mugs and journals available for purchase at the Info Center.
    • Coffee Mugs: $5 each • Journals: $8 each • 1 Coffee Mug & 1 Journal: $12

    UPCOMING EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

    SMALL TREATS NEEDED FOR RESURRECTION EGG HUNT
    In need of bags of small individually wrapped treats (edible & non-edible) to put inside plastic eggs for the Resurrection Egg Hunt on April 20th. Drop items off at the Info Center or Kidz Zone. Following is a list of some favorite items:
    Small individually wrapped packages of Skittles, Mints, Gummy Worms, Gumballs,
    or Jellybeans,Mini erasers; Pencil sharpeners; Silly putty, Parachute toys; yo-yo’s;
    Sticky hands,Mini Rubber Stamps and/or small Stamp Pads,Seashells or interesting Stones,
    Whistles; Small Bottles of Bubbles,Toy bugs; Toy Animals; Toy Cars, Bouncy Balls; Balloons;
    Gumby-like Bendable Toys, Lip Gloss or Lip Balm; Stickers, Key Chain Flashlights, A Coupon
    for a Free Ice Cream Cone. (Preferably no chocolate candy due to outdoor melting factor) If you
    can help with a bag or two of candy or other items, please drop off in the Kidz Zone area
    or Info Center container between now and April 20th. Thanks.

    JUSTIN THOMAS “AUTHENTIC TACO” FUNDRAISER, APRIL 27TH
    Mark your calendars now to enjoy a delicious “authentic taco” lunch from “J.J’s Taco Stand” (Jonathan James) here on Sunday, April 27th in the Fellowship Hall, immediately following both services. Justin is raising funds as he will be going to Bloomington, Minnesota on August 26th to attend a 4-month LEAD (Leadership, Evangelism and Discipleship) program directed by Dave Hasz, former Honor Academy Executive Director and Ken and Beth Friere former TMM staff. Justin will also serve in a 1-month outreach to the Minneapolis Metroplex ministering to the Somalian community following the “LEAD” program.

    EXTREME CAMPS: JUNE 17TH – 21ST
    Mark your calendars now for the upcoming “Extreme Camps” at Teen Mania, June 17th – 21st.
    Cost for the entire week of camp which includes air conditioned houses, ropes course and much more, is only $209. A $100 deposit is due on May 21st. For more information, contact Heath Stoner at Heath@ccflindale.org.

    MEN’S MINISTRY
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Building Godly Character in an Ungodly World (Michael Anderson &
    Ron Minatrea), thru June 22, (Room 201)
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: The Art of Marriage (Don & Pat Robinson), April 13 & 20 in Sanctuary,
    April 27 – June 22 in Room 202.
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Breaking Free (Bob Collins & Phil Belier), thru June 22 (Room 114)
    • Men’s Weekly Prayer, Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m., Fellowship Hall
    • April 12th – Men’s Breakfast, YWAM Gym at Men’s Conference, 8:00 a.m., Cost: $5
    • Men’s Breakfast, 2nd Saturday of each month, 8:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall, $3 donation
    • Men’s Choir Practice: Every Saturday, 9:00 a.m., Sanctuary
    • Men’s “Triumph” Conference: April 11-12, YWAM Twin Oak Gym, Guest Speaker – Rick
    Hagans. Cost $15 for entire event.
    For complete details on Refresh classes visit http://refresh.ccflindale.org.
    For info. on our Men’s Ministry, contact Roy Devisscher at 903-262-7224 or roy@ccflindale.org.
    Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/CCF-Mens-Ministry/223369987673349

    WOMEN’S MINISTRY
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Women’s Class: Reading & studying through books of the Bible
    (LuAnn Hickey), thru June 22, Room 205
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: The Art of Marriage (Don & Pat Robinson), April 13 & 20 in Sanctuary,
    April 27 – June 22 in Room 202.
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Breaking Free (Bob Collins & Phil Belier), thru June 22, Room 114
    • Ladies Bible Study, Tuesdays, 7-week GIDEON Bible Study by Priscilla Shirer will meet
    through April 22nd. Two meeting locations: CCF Fellowship Hall (10:00 a.m. with childcare
    provided) or at the Lindale Library (6:30 p.m., no childcare)
    • 2nd Friday of each month: Serving meal & small projects at Gateway to Hope-Tyler, 601 E.
    Valentine (for directions visit https://goo.gl/maps/WIO8l), 11:00 a.m. Men & children are
    also welcome to participate. For more information about the meal or other outreach plans,
    call Nancy Goldsmith (903-279-5430).
    • Women’s Potluck Fellowship, 4th Thursday of each month:, 6:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall.
    • Women’s Saturday Workshop, Approximately every 4 months.
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Women’s Refresh class, (LuAnn Hickey), Room 205
    For complete details on this and other Refresh classes visit http://refresh.ccflindale.org.

    MOMS INC
    • Monday, Moms Inc meets weekly at 9:00 a.m., either at CCF or in area homes for
    playgroups.
    • Monday, April 14th: Guest Speaker, Molly Pontius, 9:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall
    For more information contact moms_inc_group@yahoo.com or visit our website where you can also make online payments: http://momsinc.ccflindale.org.

    SINGLE LADIES
    • Discussion & Fellowship, 2nd & 4th Saturdays: Group meeting at 10:00 a.m. at Bonnie
    Usher’s home, 1720 Pine View Ln, Hideaway. For more information Contact Bonnie Usher
    at 903-253-8119 or 903-882-3973.
    • April Sunday Potluck will be on the 27th due to Easter being on the 3rd Sunday of the
    Month: PICNIC at Faulkner Park, Lindale. Bring cold stuff. For more information, contact
    Bonnie Usher at 903-253-8119. Regular 3rd Sunday Potluck will resume on May 18th,
    following 2nd service at Mercy Ships Wheel House, unless otherwise noted. Cook up that
    delicious side dish and bring it with you to share then.

    ADULT MINISTRY
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Building Godly Character in an Ungodly World (Michael Anderson &
    Ron Minatrea), thru June 22, Room 201

    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Women’s Class: Reading & studying through books of the Bible
    (LuAnn Hickey), thru June 22, Room 205
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: The Art of Marriage (Don & Pat Robinson), April 13 & 20 in Sanctuary,
    April 27 – June 22 in Room 202.
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Breaking Free (Bob Collins & Phil Belier), thru June 22, Room 114
    For complete details on this and other Refresh classes visit http://refresh.ccflindale.org.
    For information on our Adult Ministry, contact roy@ccflindale.org or ken@ccflindale.org.

    FAMILY MINISTRY
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Spring Refresh Classes, visit http://refresh.ccflindale.org.
    • 2nd Saturday of each month: Nursing Home Ministry to Lindale Healthcare, 10:00 a.m.

    THE EDGE YOUTH MINISTRIES
    • April 13: The “Omega” Series begins for Sr. High students, 9:45 a.m., Youth building
    • Sundays, 9:45 a.m.: Sunday class for Jr. & Sr. High students, Youth building
    • Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.: The Edge mid-week meeting in Youth building
    For info on our Sr. High Youth Ministry contact Heath Stoner: 903-352-3824 / trailerclub@msn.com
    For info on our Jr. High Youth Ministry contact Jason Hartong: 630-335-6993 or Jason@jasonhartong.com

    CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

    KIDZ ZONE: Sundays, 8:15, 9:45 and 11:00 a.m.
    • April 20: Resurrection Egg Hunt for ages 2-11 during both services. Resurrection eggs are
    used as an object lesson of God’s gift of new life in Christ Jesus! (In the event of rain,
    Resurrection eggs will be placed around the Fellowship Hall for a supervised “pick-up” for
    each participating child.) If you can help with a bag or two of candy or other items (see
    list above), please drop off in the Kidz Zone area and Info Center container between
    now and April 20th. Thanks.
    For info on our Children’s Ministry, contact Sue Haines at 903-780-6865 or h.s.haines@sbcglobal.net

    AWANA CLUBS:
    • Wednesday Evenings: Awana Clubs, 6:30 p.m., South Foyer Entrance
    • April 23rd, Awana “Inside Out & Backwards” Night, 6:30 p.m., South Foyer Entrance
    For info on our Awana ministry, contact Sharon Clay at 757-685-8864 or claydoh8@yahoo.com, or visit our website where you can also make online payments: http://awana.ccflindale.org

    PERSONAL ADS / NEEDS / EVENTS

    RV/CAMPER WANTED
    We are looking for an RV/camper to buy, borrow or rent for the next few months. It needs to sleep at least 6. We are also looking for a shipping container we can use for storage. Contact Gaelen & Shannon Singler at 903-216-6810 or ssinger5@gmail.com. (4-10-14)

    THE LEAD INTERNSHIP NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
    LEAD is a 4 month long Christian discipleship program that trains young men and women how to be leaders. Through intensive classes, hands on training, and a practical work experience, LEAD interns will walk away from their internship equipped to leverage their personal gifts and abilities, influence others, and thrive in their spiritual journeys. LEAD is connected with Bethany International and is located in Bloomington, Minnesota. Our former CCF members David Hasz and Kenneth & Beth Freire have founded this excellent work for young adults. To learn more visit: www.leadintern.com

    “Having pastored David & Beth Hasz and Kenneth & Beth Freire for several years in the Garden Valley area of East Texas, I know their hearts of love and commitment to train and disciple a generation of Christian men and women and provide an opportunity for them to share their faith with others both locally and internationally. Therefore, I confidently endorse the LEAD program at Bethany International and encourage young people, parents and churches to considered being involved with this ministry.” – Pastor David Hickey, Community Christian Fellowship

    REQUEST FOR WORKERS
    A local ministry is looking for a receptionist/data entry person as well as an accounting clerk. If interested please contact the church office at kris@ccflindale.org with your name, phone number, work history/skills and education level and it will be passed on to the appropriate persons. One or more year commitment preferred. (4-10-14)

    DAWN CLAY MOVING BACK TO TEXAS
    CCF-member & supported missionary, Dawn Clay, will be coming home on May 1st to transition from being a long-term missionary to serving the Lord in the US due to health issues related to climate and air pollution as well as other aspects. She needs help with the following things: 1) A place to stay in Tyler for a couple months until she gets settled into her new area of ministry work and her own place to live. 2) A car to use until she can purchase her own after she gets settled. It can be an automatic or manual transmission. If you can help or need additional information, please email Dawn at 7blackbamboo@gmail.com. (4-10-14)

    COMPOST FOR SALE
    The Mercy Ships Agriculture Department has Chicken Manure Compost for Sale. The price is $40 for a tractor front end loader bucket. We also have a limited supply of plastic tubs that can be purchased and filled with compost. The cost for the tub and compost is $13. If interested please contact Ken Winebark at 903-939-7064 and set up an appointment to come and have it loaded on your truck or trailer.
    (4-3-14)

    BAUMGARDNER TREE SERVICES
    Matthew Baumgardner works with YWAM Ship equipped ministries. His business, Baumgardner Tree Services is one of the ways he supports this work. If you have tree work please consider contacting him for a free quote at 971-258-7656. (4-3-14)

    SKY RANCH JOB OPENING FOR WRANGLER
    Sky Ranch has an opening for a full time Wrangler. A wrangler is involved in serving campers and guests through multiple horsemanship activities. General responsibilities include looking after the safety of the campers, care of the horses, managing of facilities, our famous camp rodeo, programmed events, and helping connect the bible study curriculum in a hands on way during their time with the campers. Some experience with horses is appreciated but not required. Wranglers report to the Head Wrangler and are responsible for the day-to-day operation of all the horse activities and maintaining the livery and its livestock throughout the entire summer. Competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, dental, vision, Life, AD&D, STD & LTD coverage, Voluntary Life, 403(b), along with PTO and paid holidays. Qualified applicants should apply by emailing hr@skyranch.org or fax 903.386.2713 a current resume and a Sky Ranch Full Time Staff application. Please include job title in the subject line. (4-3-14)

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

    Thu. April 10: Haley Lascelles, Jaimee Purser
    Fri. April 11: Jonathan Flocke, Susan Little, Linda Love
    Sun. April 13: Susie Finney, David Gallimore, Carrie Pruett, Debbie Purser
    Mon. April 14: Caleb Belier
    Tue. April 15: Lois Fielder, Rob Nunziato, Mike Packard, Elise Thompson
    Wed. April 16: Joelyn Trigueiro
    Thu. April 17: Lyxee Frugé, Trevor Stewart

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!

    Sun. April 13: Tom & Beverly Hall (29 years)
    Tue. April 15: Mark & June Wright (14 years)
    Thu. April 17: Bruce & Mary Bryant (32 years)

    Birthdays and anniversaries are great times to pray for our members. If you pray daily for those whose birthday it is and for each couple celebrating an anniversary, in a year you will have prayed for every individual and every marriage in our church by name.

    Community Christian Fellowship
    15704 State Hwy.110 N.; Lindale, TX 75771
    Ph. 903-882-8501; fax 866-796-8626; Office email: office@ccflindale.org; Website: www.ccflindale.org
    Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • Spring 2013 Digital Photo Directory: http://photodir.ccflindale.org (password: ccf75771)
    • Membership Text Directory: http://ccflindale.org/CCF-TextDir-0314.pdf (password: ccf75771)
    • Adult Sunday Refresh Classes: http://ss.ccflindale.org
    • Mid-week Life Groups (Fall-Spring): http://lifegroups.ccflindale.org
    • Sunday sermons available online at: http://sermons.ccflindale.org
    • CCF Facebook pages: http://fb.ccflindale.org
    • Business Directory on the CCF website: http://business.ccflindale.org